The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Meizonyx salvadorensis Webb & Perrigo 1985

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

El Salvador & Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Webb, S. D. and Perrigo, S. C. (1985). New megalonychid sloths from El Salvador. The evolution and ecology of armadillos, sloths, and vermilinguas, 113-120.

 

Other references:

McDonald, H. Gregory et al. (2020). First record of Meizonyx salvadorensis (Mammalia: Xenarthra: Pilosa) from the late Pleistocene of Mexico and its evolutionary implications. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 18(22): 1829-1851. https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2020.1842816 [Abstract]

 

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